East Tennessee Endangered 8 Nominations Sought

The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance (ETPA) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 East Tennessee Endangered 8, a listing of the eight most threatened historic sites in our region. The objective of the list is to inform our communities about the real threat of losing these important sites to development, demolition or lack of maintenance […]

Tennessee To Introduce John Currie On March 2

The University of Tennessee will hold an introductory program and press conference to welcome new vice chancellor and director of athletics John Currie on Thursday, March 2, at Thompson-Boling Arena. The introductory program will begin at 4:30 p.m. ET inside Thompson-Boling Arena with a press conference following at 5 p.m. in the Ray Mears Room. […]

Pancake Fest 2017 this Friday

WHAT:      Pancake Fest 2017 WHEN:      Friday, March 3                     7 a.m. – 1 p.m. WHERE:    O’Connor Senior Center, 611 Winona St. in Knoxville COST:        $5 The O’Connor Senior Center presents the 2017 Pancake Fest, an annual fundraising event for the O’Connor Senior Center. For $5, you can enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, orange […]

Keep Knoxville Beautiful to Host 34th Annual Orchid Awards

  On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Keep Knoxville Beautiful will host the annual Orchids Beautification Awards at the Standard at 416 West Jackson Avenue from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The deadline for purchasing tickets is this Friday, March 3rd.   From 6:00 until 7:00, there will be a complimentary beer and wine reception with […]

John Currie Named Director of Athletics 

  An introductory program and press conference will take place on Thursday, March 2 at Thompson-Boling Arena. Details on timing are forthcoming.    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chancellor Beverly Davenport on Tuesday named John Currie as the school’s new vice chancellor and director of athletics. Currie currently serves as the Director of Athletics at Kansas […]

Knox County Schools to Host Recruitment Fair

Knox County Schools will host a Recruitment Fair for all part-time, full-time, certified and classified positions from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 4, at Central High School (5321 Jacksboro Pike). Many of our 89 schools will be represented and attendees will have the opportunity to apply for open positions at the event. Some […]

Hickory Construction Vice President Celebrates 30 Years at Company

ALCOA, Tenn. – Hickory Construction Vice President of Marketing John McMillan is celebrating his 30th anniversary at the company, a tenure that has helped grow the East Tennessee firm, which was founded 40 years ago. “I’ve enjoyed spending the last 30 years helping Hickory develop into one of the largest and most respected builders in […]

Echota BSA District Dinner

Pictured are: Dwight Van de Vate, Chris Perry, Aaron Palmer, Bill Cocran, Amy Newby, Missy Campbell and Linda Myers.

Echota BSA District Dinner

The Echota District, Boy Scouts of America, held their Volunteer Recognition Banquet, on Thursday, February 9 at the Fountain City Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. This District covers Fountain City, Hall’s, Gibbs, Corryton, Powell, and Maynardville. Honorees were: Boy Scout Training Award: Aaron Palmer (Troop 506), Chuck Baum (Troop 213), Kerry Smith (Troop 213); Cub Scout […]

Tennessee Capitol Report for February 26th Takes a Look at Governor Haslam’s Legislative Agenda

  TENNESSEE CAPITOL REPORT continues its third season as a 30-minute show on Tennessee’s Public Television stations this Sunday.  Shot on location at the State Capitol in Nashville, the show offers in-depth interviews and behind-the-scenes video covering Tennessee’s Legislature.   This weekend, airing at 9 o’clock on Sunday morning, February 26th, the program takes a […]

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